Brian Poon
Brian  Poon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Westford, Mass.

High School:
Westford Academy

Event:
IM


PRONUNCIATION:



2016-17 Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten teamimproved in two events at the Big Ten Championships: 200-yard breast (1:59.94) and 400-yard IM 3:53.16) • placed first in the 200-yard IM with a 1:49.95 against Iowa • improved to 3:54.05 in the 400-yard IM at the Minnesota Invitational • earned two first-place finishes at the Jean Freeman Invitational: 200-yard IM (1:48.17) and 400-yard IM (3:53.60) • earned second place with a 2:00.14 in the 200-yard breast at the Jean Freeman Invitational.

2015-16 Freshman Season:
First-year letterwinner • At the 2016 Big Ten Championships, Poon finished 29th in both the 200 breast and 400 IM, and placed 43rd in the 200 IM • Tallied 20 top-five finishes during the regular season • Won the 200 free at the 2016 Minnesota Challenge • Swept the individual medley races at the 2015 Jean Freeman Invite • Won the 200 IM at Wisconsin • Made collegiate debut at Florida State with two silver finishes in the 200 back and 400 IM.
59.94

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
200 free 1:39.30 12/2/16
200 back 1:50.68 11/12/16
200 breast 1:59.94 2/25/17
200 fly 1:50.39 10/28/16
200 IM 1:48.17 12/2/16
400 IM 3:53.16 2/24/17

MORE HEADLINES

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10/11/2017

The University of Minnesota continues to represent at a high level as multiple Golden Gopher teams achieved national rankings this week.

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10/7/2017

The No. 21 Golden Gopher men’s swim and diving team fell short of an upset over No. 20. Florida State falling 179-121.

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10/6/2017

The squad will be under the leadership of first year captains Alan LeBlang, Conner McHugh, and Jan Hansen.

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